visual art

Public invited take part in survey on future of Visual Arts and Craft in Shetland

Posted by on September 2nd, 2015 No Comments
Public invited take part in survey on future of Visual Arts and Craft in Shetland Following discussions at The Garrison Theatre  and Global Yell earlier this year, Shetland Arts is inviting members of the public to take part in a survey to gather thoughts and views from interested parties on what their hopes and ambitions are for the future development of Visual Arts and Crafts in Shetland. The survey includes… Read the rest...

Danish Diaspora, Scotland Seen With Danish Eyes

Posted by on September 2nd, 2015 No Comments
Danish Diaspora, Scotland Seen With Danish Eyes Bonhoga Gallery, Saturday 12 September – Sunday 25 October Public Opening Friday 11 September 6-7.30pm An exhibition by five internationally recognised Scottish Danes opens next week at Bonhoga, featuring ceramics and baskets, jewellery and boxes in a diverse range of styles and materials. On the final leg of its Scotland-wide tour, Danish Diaspora is an… Read the rest...

Drawing Workshops with Berenice Carrington

Posted by on July 14th, 2015 No Comments
Drawing Workshops with Berenice Carrington Shetland Arts is hosting a series of workshops with artist Berenice Carrington as part of the new exhibition Unearthed which opens at Bonhoga on 25 July.  The workshops suitable for all levels of experience   Ethnographic drawing Wednesday 29 July 1-4pm Mareel Green Room An introduction to the method that has been the basis for… Read the rest...

Public invited to have their say on future development priorities for Visual Art & Craft

Posted by on July 9th, 2015 No Comments
Public invited to have their say on future development priorities for Visual Art & Craft Following the success of recent consultations on Theatre earlier this year, Shetland Arts is hosting a series of meetings to discuss the future priorities for the development of Visual Art and Craft in Shetland. The first meeting will be held at the Garrison Theatre at 6pm – 7pm on Tuesday 14th July.  A second meeting… Read the rest...

Shadowed Valley

Posted by on June 2nd, 2015 No Comments
Shadowed Valley Artist Fraser Taylor returns to Shetland 6 June – 19 July 2015 Public Opening 5 June 6pm – 7.30pm During June and July, Bonhoga Gallery is proud to be showing an exhibition of work based on the history of the Weisdale valley. ‘Shadowed Valley’, the title of the exhibition, is taken from the book of… Read the rest...

‘Eye Can Draw’ exhibition on display in Upper Cafe bar.

Posted by on May 27th, 2015 No Comments
'Eye Can Draw' exhibition on display in Upper Cafe bar. The wall space in the Upper Café Bar at Mareel has been transformed this week with the new exhibition, Eye Can Draw. Bringing together the work of two artists Jackie Smith and Dawson Murray, the exhibition explores the use of eye-tracking technology as a drawing tool for those with limited or no mobility. Both Jackie… Read the rest...

Open Winners: Malakoff

Posted by on April 23rd, 2015 No Comments
Open Winners: Malakoff Opening at Bonhoga Gallery this Friday is an exhibition taking local marine engineering firm Malakoff Ltd. as its inspiration. The diverse range of work is by the four category winners of last year’s Shetland Open exhibition: Susan Timmins, Ana Arnett, Cheryl Jamieson and Fionn Arnett. Working with both financial and professional support from Shetland Arts… Read the rest...

Call for Entries: Bairns’ Open 2015

Posted by on March 10th, 2015 No Comments
Call for Entries: Bairns' Open 2015 Calling all Shetland’s budding young photographers! Submissions are open for the 2015 Bairns’ Open at Bonhoga 18 April – 31 May 2015. Entry is open to anyone from P1-S6. Two prizes will be awarded. The theme is INDUSTRY, and this year we’re making it a photographic exhibition.  Now is your chance to get out there… Read the rest...

Artists and Performers invited to showcase their skills in Mareel Cafe Bar

Posted by on March 4th, 2015 No Comments
Artists and Performers invited to showcase their skills in Mareel Cafe Bar Shetland Arts are delighted to announce the launch of two new platforms for local artists, practitioners and performers, Gutters’ Gaet Sessions and The Open Mic Café, to take place in Mareel. The events, designed to provide local people with a chance to develop their performance skills and showcase their artistic abilities, will be free to… Read the rest...

Chris Rigby: Between Rocks and Hard Places

Posted by on February 25th, 2015 No Comments
Chris Rigby, Between Rocks and Hard Places Paul Boyle, Hullscapes Bonhoga Gallery 28 February – 12 April Public opening: Friday 27 February, 6-7.30pm After the arresting exhibition of work of Don McCullin, Bonhoga is marking a distinct change in atmosphere with the opening this Friday of two spectacular exhibitions of landscape imagery. Both shows are… Read the rest...